Electives for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

All courses are subject to approval for the major and the minor. Special Topics courses must be in a relevant area. Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of this bulletin. The chair of the department maintains a complete list of all official elective courses.

Courses in the Humanities 

AES 357 – Studies in Chicano/a Literature (3)

ART 351 – Topics in Gender and Art (3)

CLA 252 – Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Antiquity (3)

EAL 241 – Gender in Japanese Literature (3)

ENG 340 – Studies in Women and Literature (3)

ENG 344 – Studies in Poetry (when topic relates to WGS) (3)

ENG 357 – Studies in Chicano/a Literature (3)

ENG 371 – American Ethnic Literature (3)

GES 390 – German Women Writers (3)

HST 324 – Fashion in the Eighteenth Century (3)

HST 336 – Gender and Power in African History (3)

HST 337 – Women and Gender in Early America (3)

HST 338 – Sexuality, Race and Class in the United States since 1850 (3)

HST 348 – Samurai and Geisha: Fact, Film, and Fiction (3)

HST 359 – Prostitutes, Machos, and Travesites: Sex and Gender in Latin American History (3)

HST 388 – Nation, Faith, and Gender in the Middle East (3)

HMN 223 – African and Caribbean Literature (3)

HMN 224 – Cross-cultural Encounters in Morocco (3)

HMN 290 – The Humanities though Film, Literature and Media (3)

ITA 335 – Italian Women Writers (3)

ITA 336 – Italian Women and the City (3)

MUS 208 – Women and Music (3)

REL 318 – Feminist and Contemporary Interpretations of the New Testament (3)

REL 345 – The African-American Religious Experience (3)

REL 388 – South Asian Women: Religion, Culture and Politics (3)

SPA 348 – Contemporary Women Novelists and their Female Characters (3)

Courses in the Social and Natural Sciences

AES 310 – Race, Class, and Gender in a Color-blind Society (3)

ANT 332 – Anthropology of Gender (3)

ANT 333 – Language and Gender (3)

COM 318 – Culture and Sitcom (3)

COM 320 – Media Theory and Criticism (3)

COM 340 – American Public Discourse I (3)

COM 341 – American Public Discourse II (3,4)

COM 370 – Special Topics (when topic is “Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality”) (1-3)

LIN 333 – Language and Gender (3)

POL 229 – Women, Gender, and Politics (3)

POL 277 – Feminist Political Thought (3)

PSY 265 – Human Sexuality (3)

PSY 359 – Psychology of Gender (3)

PSY 364 – Stereotyping and Prejudice (3)

SOC 153 – Contemporary Families (3)

SOC 305 – Gender in Society (3)

SOC 309 – Sexuality and Society (3)

SOC 347 – Society, Culture, and Sport (3)

SOC 359 – Race and Ethnic Relations (3)

SOC 360 – Social Inequality (3)